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 |  Nov 04 2013, 12:54 PM

Daimler-EPA-Main-ArtDaimler is petitioning the U.S. government to get more favorable treatment under the new fuel-economy regulations. It wants extra credit for consumption-cutting features like start-stop technology.

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 |  Oct 28 2013, 7:27 AM

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Adding more luxury and more space, Land Rover will debut two new versions of its iconic SUV at the LA Auto Show next month, the Range Rover Long-Wheelbase and the new flagship Autobiography Black model.

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 |  Oct 24 2013, 8:02 AM

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Four years in development, Hyundai has released design sketches of its second-generation Genesis sedan, previewing new technology, an all-new look and a continued desire to genuinely compete in the luxury segment.

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 |  Oct 23 2013, 2:59 PM

Lexis-Infiniti-Not-Recommended-Main-ArtLike it or not Consumer Reports is an extremely influential publication. Buyers pay close attention to the products they recommend, especially when it comes to cars. If a particular vehicle fails to earn the outlet’s accolades you can bet people will shy away. Surprisingly two Japanese luxury sedans failed to make the grade.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 11:32 AM

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In a thoroughly rigorous demonstration of the potential in its bespoke program, Rolls-Royce revealed its one-off “Ghawwass” Phantom Coupe.

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 |  Oct 08 2013, 11:15 AM

2015 cadillac escalade reveal

Not that long ago Cadillac owned the luxury SUV segment and it’s looking to reclaim that title by launching an all-new fourth-generation Escalade.

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 6:13 AM

2015 escalade interior

Set to debut next week, Cadillac has revealed the stunning new interior of its fourth generation Escalade.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 10:02 AM

Top 10 Most Stolen Luxury Cars From MY 2010 to 2012


 

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Even with all the high-tech features today’s luxury vehicles come with, they’re not immune to being stolen. If you’re curious to see what the top 10 most stolen luxury vehicles from the 2010-2012 model years are, you’ve come to the right place.

In total, 4,384 luxury vehicles were reported stolen in the U.S. between January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2012 with the state of California being reported with the highest number of luxury vehicle thefts. Breaking down the luxury vehicle thefts by class, 2,150 of the thefts were compact luxury vehicles while 1,734 mid-sized luxury vehicles were stolen from 2009-2012. The remaining 500 luxury vehicles stolen were in the premium luxury class.

 |  Sep 26 2013, 4:01 PM

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BMW fanboys, you may want to take a seat. The German automaker known for building the world’s very best rear-wheel drive performance sedans is planning to offer a new entry-level four-door with wrong-wheel drive.

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 |  Sep 26 2013, 7:36 AM

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People just love driving Mercedes-Benz products and they’ll do pretty much anything to get behind the wheel. Case in point, the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class models were all in the top 10 cars listed on a National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) report on luxury vehicle thefts.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 11:59 AM

2015 audi a3 cabriolet

Audi is planning to offer a a top-down experience at a more affordable price with the debut of the A3 Cabriolet today at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Continue Reading…

 |  Sep 10 2013, 11:31 AM

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Sharing a platform with another Frankfurt Motor Show debut, the Mercedes GLA is a tri-pointed star away from being a near knock-off of the Infiniti Q30 concept.

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 |  Sep 09 2013, 9:01 AM

2015 audi a3 cabriolet

More than a VW Eos but not quite a drop-top Audi A5, the very-new A3 Cabriolet will soon be on sale in North America.

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 |  Sep 03 2013, 11:35 AM

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It’s hard to believe but the Frankfurt Motor Show press preview kicks off next week. Where has summer gone? Heating things up, here’s a glimpse of what storied German sportscar builder Porsche plans to display at the international event.

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 |  Aug 29 2013, 7:08 AM

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Often a whole gallery of spy photos will reveal little about a cleverly disguised car. Sometimes, however, one single pic can be extremely revealing.

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 |  Aug 28 2013, 12:45 PM

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Lincoln is probably still a decade away from regaining status as a true luxury brand according to a high-level Ford executive.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 7:31 AM

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Lexus has opened the doors to what it’s calling ‘Intersect by Lexus’, a luxury brand experience space in Tokyo’s Aoyama district.

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 |  Aug 20 2013, 10:02 AM

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Each year, hundreds of Italian exotics venture over to Monterey, California for the annual Concorso Italiano to celebrate all things automotive from Italy.

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 |  Aug 19 2013, 8:50 AM

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One of Acura’s bread-and-butter products is long overdue for a refresh and when the TL is replaced next summer it won’t just have a new name, it will also sport smaller dimensions and more power.

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 |  Aug 16 2013, 9:40 AM

cadillac elmiraj concept

Kicking off the reveals at this weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Cadillac debuted a new super coupe concept with big power and equally big proportions.

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 |  Aug 15 2013, 3:02 PM

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A new study suggests that luxury car buyers could be losing interest in alternative fuel vehicles.

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 |  Aug 08 2013, 6:45 AM

Infiniti Q30 concept frankfurt

Infiniti will continue its product expansion by adding a new entry level Q30 model to its lineup, releasing a teaser sketch of the car ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

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 |  Aug 07 2013, 9:02 AM

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Model S owners will soon have access to improved connectivity features lending greater flexibility to their cars.

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 |  Jul 14 2013, 10:01 AM

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In the competition to take the U.S. luxury crown, Mercedes-Benz has all but conceded in the race, admitting that it won’t play any games to try to be number one.

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